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Disability Awareness Week

Disability Awareness Week 2016 will be held 27 November to 3 December, and includes the United Nations sanctioned International Day of People with Disability, held each year on 3 December. 

Events and activities will be held throughout the week to raise awareness about the importance of having welcoming and inclusive communities that facilitate citizenship, mutual support and a fair go for everyone.

Disability Awareness week event grants

Non-government organisations, community groups and local governments were able to apply for $500 grants for community events that support and promote the importance of access and inclusion across Western Australia. Applications closed on 7 October and are currently being assessed.

For more information phone 9426 9665 or email

Join us on social media

Our social media channels are a great way to keep in touch with what’s happening during Disability Awareness Week. Find out more on the Commission's Facebook,  Twitter and YouTube channels.